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Cafcass November care figures

Cafcass has today announced that it received a total of 7,278 care applications between April and November 2012. This was an 8.3% rise on the comparative period last year. There were 947 care applications in November 2012 alone.

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Cafcass statistics for October published

Figures now published by Cafcass show that 937 care applications were received in October. This is an 9% increase on October 2011. Between April and October 2012, a total of 6,323 applications have been received, a figure 8.2% higher than the same period in 2011.

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Cafcass care demand statistics for September 2012

Statistics published on 8th October show: Between April and September 2012 Cafcass received a total of 5,374 applications. This figure is nearly 8% (7.9%) higher when compared to the same period last year. Applications received during all months bar June this financial year have been the highest ever recorded by Cafcass for these individual months.…

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What is a Cafcass family court advisor?

Cafcass is the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service. It is the organisation which ensures that a court is made aware of information from both the police and local authority which may highlight any child protection issues, whether they be in the child’s past or current situation. It is involved in both private…

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Cafcass care statistics for August

Care demand statistics published by Cafcass show that a total of 4,489 care applications were received between April and August 2012. The figure is 8.5% higher than the comparative period in 2011. All months this financial year except June show that applications were at their highest levels ever recorded.

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Cafcass July Statistics

Care application demands continue to rise, Cafcass has announced. During April, May, June and July 2012, Cafcass received 3,519 applications – up 8.3% on the same period for 2011. April, May and July 2012 has the highest ever recorded figures for the individual months but demand for June was actually reduced. Cafcass put the reason…

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Cafcass explain higher care figures

Only a few days ago, Cafcass published 5 year historical figures. These figures showed a continuous increase in recent figures of children taken into care. An explanation of the increases has been given by Anthony Douglas, Chief Executive of Cafcass who explained that “Agencies are working more quickly to ensure that children are removed from…

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Cafcass study

In a repeat of a study carried out in 2009, CAFCASS has shown that local authorities are now acting more quickly to keep vulnerable children safe. Since 2007-08, Cafcass has seen a 62% increase in numbers of care applications, which culminated, in 2011-12, in the number of applications topping 10,000 for the first time ever.…

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Cafcass annual report issued

The annual report and accounts for Cafcass have recently been published. They show that Cafcass worked with 145,810 child and received 10,218 care applications during the year 2011-12. Applications received between May 2011 and February 2012 were the highest ever recorded for individual months with January 2012 being the highest ever recorded with 916 applications.

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Cafcass care demand statistics for June 2012 published

Demands for Care remain very high. Between April and June 2012 Cafcass received a total of 2,534 applications. This figure is 6.7% higher than the same period last year. Applications received during April and May 2012 have been the highest ever recorded by Cafcass for these individual months, with the 972 applications received in May…

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